What is pet grooming insurance?

When you work with animals, it’s not always a walk in the park. As a pet groomer you’re responsible for keeping your furry friends looking their best and behaving their best too! After all, when they’re in your care, you’re responsible for any harm that comes to them, or any damage they cause.

So, whether you’re pampering a pup in your groomer’s or making house calls to give a much-needed trim, our tailored cover lets you build a policy that suits your business.

Do you need pet grooming insurance?

Whatever your day to day looks like, as a groomer, your customers are putting their trust in you to take care of their furry friend. Working with animals can be rewarding, but accidents can still happen.

From an over-excited pooch causing a breakage, to an unfortunate final cut – business insurance from AXA is there to take care of it. Letting you get back to focusing on those pampered pets!

Why is pet grooming insurance important?

Say you’re treating a nervous dog that ends up accidentally breaking a piece of your equipment. Or perhaps you’re making a house call when some of your product spills and damages your client’s carpet. You never know when the worst could happen.

That’s why its important to have business insurance as a pet groomer. If something were to go wrong and result in a claim, you could be looking at a financial nightmare, but with pet groomer’s insurance, your covered for a wide variety of ‘what ifs’.


What does it cover?

At AXA, there are various covers we offer to protect your pet grooming business. Pet groomers’ insurance is there to protect you and your business from claims made against you. Our policies are tailor made to suit your business. Choose from:

Public liability insurance

This is to help protect you in the event that one of your furry clients damages something or injures someone while in your care. We’ll cover you for up to £5 million as standard under our policy.

Find out more about public liability insurance

Business equipment insurance

This is an added cover that offers you protection for essential equipment you might need to carry out your work. So, whatever your equipment you need to help you do your best work, you can protect it with this add-on.

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Employers’ liability insurance

This is a legal requirement for all businesses with employees, as it’s there to protect your employees in case they get injured and fall ill as a result of working for you. We’ve got your back with up to £10m for compensation and legal costs to defend a claim.

Find out more about employers liability insurance

Van insurance

This is important if you do house calls for your clients and need to move equipment between locations. With our policies you’ll get accident recovery, roadside repairs, as well as our uninsured driver promise – if we can trace and identify the driver.

Find out more about van insurance

Pet grooming insurance FAQ

How much does pet grooming insurance cost?

When it comes to the cost of your insurance, there’s no one size fits all. There are many factors that go into determining the price you pay – from the type of work you do, to the number of staff you have, or the equipment you need to protect.

Our cover is tailored to your business’s needs, meaning you’ll only ever pay for the cover you need. The quickest way to find out your price? Get a quote online today.

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